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MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
range rockets. e work may have been delayed pesae h s nomer rains, b mastered the technology to shrink a nuclear weapon to fit on a long-range missile. >>> in southern california firefighters found a body in a home destroyed by this wildfire. officis y the elderly man ignored evacuation ords. >>> the u.s. marine corps plans to court-martial two staff targets for urinating on the bies of taliban fighte last year. three otr manes reived > spitals around the country are being given a warning not to try to cheat the government through the use of computerized records technology. the justice department and health and human services are focusing on what's called upcoding or raising the severity of aatient's condition to get >nde' a beautiful sight for you. it is peak viewing time for a beautiful sight, the northern lights. these spectacular photographs were taken over the past couple ofays in yellowknife, kana. >>> olympia snowe says she will publish a memoir and says the atmosphere in washington is to blame for congressional gridlock. >>> arnoldchwarzenegger launes tkt university of s
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 2:00am PDT
rising 90 points. the s&p added seven, the nasdaq gained 18. overseas trading, the nikkei in tokyo lost eight and in hong kong, the hang seng dropped 129. on the heels of last friday's hints of more stimulus from fed chief, ben bernanke, today traders will be pondering stimulus from another central bank. optimism grew that the european central bank will announce a spanish and italian bond purchasing plan at its next meeting after mario draghi told european lawmakers if the bank purchased short-term sovereign bonds it would not breach the european union's prohibition against directly financing eurozone economies. the not all news was good, moody's put the european union on notice, its aaa rating is at risk of downgrade. >>> even after moody's changed the outlook on the eu to negative, the euro held its ground, thanks to high hopes a serious plan to tackle the region's debt crisis is about to emerge. >>> elsewhere, val yat pharmaceuticals agreed to buy medicis for $2.6 billion. >>> british airways and iberian owner are looking to buy a stake in american airlines. >>> lufthansa passengers
MSNBC
Sep 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
middleton are saddened after learning a french publicist plans to taplan s to publish topples photos of the duchess. >> she admitted she was nervous about giving her first speech abroad. she eased the suffering of terminally ill children. itn reports from malaysia. >> reporter: the duchess of cam bridge kurts it for the grandeur of a state banquet. the focus has been on the less fortunate. earlier, the royal couple went to hospis for terminally ill children. this was a journey she wanted to make. this tour is once again showing the global fascination with william and kate. it's also giving them the opportunity to emphasize the issues that concern them the most. kate met a 15-year-old suffering from lieu chemothat so acute that according to his mother he gave up hope. he put off a blood transfusion to meet the duchess. >> she likes children. she would spend time with us because high position people they are very busy, but she spent time with us. >> reporter: in her first public speech on foreign soil, kate talked about a subject close to her heart. >> i have learned that delivering the b
MSNBC
Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
13,596 after adding 18 points yesterday. the s&p was down a fraction. the nasdaq lost 6. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo, the nikkei gained 23 points while in hong kong the hang seng climbed 144. >>> well, a fresh batch of unwelcome data dragged the markets thursday. weak manufacturing and employment numbers served as sober news for investors on the heels of disappointing economic reports overseas. after the bell oracle traded lower on soft quarterly revenue. transportation stocks followed. north folk southern followed after its air of caution. >>> on the first day of trade, online real estate site trulia soared 41% from its initial offering price of $17. >>> walmart has pulled amazon's kindle off shelves as competition heats up between big box stores and the online retailer. >>> a senate committee investigating the corporate tax code says microsoft and hewlett-packard used offshore units and tax loopholes to shield billions of dollars of profits. both companies say their strategies are legal. >>> a new chemical analysis finds virtually all tar balls washing up in
MSNBC
Sep 5, 2012 2:00am PDT
first at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 1335. the s&p was down a point but the nasdaq gained 8. in tokyo the nikkei sank 95 points while in hong kong the hang seng plunged to 84. august manufacturing fell for the third straight month and the sector hired the fewest workers since late 2009. in addition, july construction spending fell the most in the year. in fact, gold hit a nearly six-month high on heightened stimulus expectations. on the bright side august car and truck sales were up 20% over a year ago. honda and toyota led the way compared with earthquake affected sales a year ago. general motors, ford and chrysler each reported more than 10% increases. apple led a late-day rally. netflix tumbled on amazon.com's deal after its agreement with netflix ended. >> fab hcebook hit a new all-ti low of $38. and keep an eye on 3m, which dropped its acquisition of a consumer office business due to the threat of a government anti-trust group. and finally, mcdonald's is going vegetarian? it's going to open one the meat is forbidden. going to have to go with v-- regg
MSNBC
Sep 6, 2012 2:00am PDT
. the dow closed at 13,047 after adding 11 points yesterday. the s&p 500 was down a point. the nasdaq lost five. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo, the nikkei was up a fraction. in hong kong, the hang seng gained 64. >>> ahead to have day's european central bank meeting, investors held off on big moves. policymakers will introduce a bond buying plan to bring down crippling borrowing costs in euro zone economies. may have boosted optimism but still wasn't enough to get anyone to buy stocks. the euro traded just off the two-month high against the dollar in anticipation of the ecb plan. >>> stocks opened lower with both fedex and ups falling after fedex cut the quarterly profit tuesday due to global weakness. >>> noeka and microsoft unveiled their most powerful smart phone yet wednesday. but the new phone failed to impress investors. nokia tumbled 16%. >>> moving to soothe investors, facebook rebounded 5% off an all time low after the company promised not to sell stocks to cover a nearly $2 billion tax bill. moving to soothe its own staff, facebook also said it wil
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
points friday. the s&p gained 5. the nasdaq was up a fraction. >>> taking a look at overseas trading this morning in tokyo, the nikkei was down 2 points. but in hong kong, the hang seng rose 25. >>> well, last week's stocks had their best five-day stretch since june. and this week investors are betting on the fed to keep that momentum going. experts are banning friday's weak employment report will be a big motivator for a third round of stimulus to boost the economy. the federal reserve holds its two-day policy meeting this week. >>> elsewhere, the government issues its report on august retail sales friday. word on the street is consumers appear to be spending more money on back-to-school items. >>> wall street will also receive two readings on inflation this week. both are expected to show prices are in check, even though food and fuel prices have been on the rise. >>> over the past two weeks, gas prices shot up another 8 cents to an average $3.84 for a gallon of regular. >>> expect plenty of buzz around apple ahead of its big event wednesday. expectations are high for the lease of
MSNBC
Sep 17, 2012 2:00am PDT
street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,593 after gaving 53 points friday. the s&p added 5. the nasdaq rose 28. >>> and taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo, the nikkei jumped 164 points. while in hong kong, the hang seng was up 28. >>> well, the clock is ticking on a major strike possibility. canadian autoworkers have targeted ford as the u.s. automaker most likely to work out a contract agreement before tonight's midnight strike deadline. the union hopes to use a ford agreement as the basis for deals to be negotiated with gm and chrysler. the union represents about 18,000 employees. >>> the obama administration will announce a trade complaint against china today as the president campaigns in ohio, alleging illegal subsidies of auto and auto parts exports. samsung fell in asia after losing yet another patent battle against apple. this one before the u.s. international trade commission. >>> jpmorgan chase is the subject of a u.s. regulatory probe focusing on the bank's anti-money laundering systems. and the zynga-ea mushroomed friday when they alleged, q
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 2:00am PDT
13,457 after stumbling 101 points yesterday. the s&p dropped 15. the nasdaq tumbled 43. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo, the nikkei lost 184 points while in hong kong the hang seng fell 170. >>> well, so far the first week of fall has delivered a dose of harsh reality back to the street. heavy equipment maker caterpillar spooked markets tuesday joining the likes of several bellwether stocks to warn sluggish global growth will cut into its bottom line. >>> technology shares came under pressure over lingering worries apple supplies of the new iphone 5 won't be able to keep up with demand. shares of the world's most valuable company fell for a second day in a row. >>> the conference boards highest consumer confidence reading in seven months was overshadowed by global stimulus worries. likewise, gains sparked by a steady rise in home prices were eventually wiped out by the end of the day. >>> staples lost ground tuesday after revealing it will close dozens of stores and reduce its north american retail space by 15%. >>> investors appeared to be encouraged by a presen
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,254. s&p dropped eight. look alt overseas trading, the nikkei lost 62 points. stocks fell monday as investors locked in gains on the rally. traders held off on big bets. news americans cut back their credit card use in july underscored the economy. several firms slashed price target. aig fell 2% after the u.s. sold $18 billion worth of its stock. bp is selling oil fields for just over $5.5 billion. leapfrog tumbled 9% after toys "r" us announced planss to launch their own educational tablet next month. hp will play off more people bringing the total to 29,000. kodak announced another 1,000 layoffs. millions of websites were down for several hours. the hacker group anonymous was behind the outage. >>> speculation about apples iphone expected to be unveiled tomorrow. this may take the cake. the new phone could at between at no time 25% to.5% percentage points. >>> the ravens make themselves a home in the end zone in a monday night football blowout. the first look at sports is straight ahead. you are watching "first look" on msn
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
at 13,579 after losing 17 points friday. the s&p 500 was down a fraction, but the nasdaq gained four. taking a look at overseas trading. in tokyo, the nikkei fell 40 points, while in hong kong, the hang seng also dropped 40. >>> stocks could struggle to maintain nearly five-year highs this week as worries mount about third quarter earnings. after warnings from several bell weather stocks last week, investors will be keeping a close eye on corporate reports for the likes of nike and walgreens. also on tap, fresh data on personal income and spending, new home sales and the final read on gdp. overseas this morning, foxcomm, a company that makes iphone, has suspended production at a chinese factory after a fight broke out involving as mean as 2,000 employees. about 40 people were reportedly injured. >>> apple's iphone 5 went on sale friday with what's expected to be record-breaking sales. the phones were reportedly sold out in many verizon and at&t stores across the country. >>> gas prices dipped by less than a penny to an average of $3.86 for regular. >>> toyota is ramping up produ
MSNBC
Sep 18, 2012 2:00am PDT
how wall street kicks off the day. the dow closed at 13,553 after losing 40 points yesterday. the s&p was down 4, the das nasdaq fell 5. overseas trading. the nikkei dipped 35 point and the hang seng lost 56. >>> wall street gave up ground for the fifth monday in a row thanks to fresh signs of an economic slowdown. news that northeast manufacturing hit a 3.5 year low, set off investors jitters. this days after friday's news that august industrial production fell. the most in more than three years. >>> after the bell, apple shares cruised past $700 for the very first time after announcing orders for the iphone 5 topped 2 million in their first 24 hours. that's more than double the amount of its predecessor. >>> office depot was one of the biggest movers, rising 5% after an activist investment firm became their largest shareholder. >>> elsewhere, federal regulators are looking into what caused oil prices to plunge more than $4 in a matter of minutes monday afternoon. just hours before a midnight strike deadline, the canadian auto workers union reached a tentative deal with ford. the u
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2012 2:00am PDT
recipe shows how it's made, using honey in the light and dark versions. the s&p 500 gained seven. the nasdaq 18. >>> in tokyo, the nikkei dropped 56 points. but in hong kong, the hang seng added 76. >>> september is the worst month for stocks. but there's reason to think this september may be different. friday, fred chief ben bernanke gave his long-awaited jackson hole, wyoming, speech. and hinted that another round of stimulus is on the way. the fed's next meeting will be on december 12th and 13th. until then, markets are likely to be riding a wave of anticipation and optimism. >>> this week, investors will be looking ahead to another central bank meeting. europe's on wednesday. it may announce its own stimulus plan, to help take pressure off the deeply indebted countries. >>> all eyes will be on august's employment report out friday. economists expect 120,000 jobs were added in august. >>> china's manufacturing sector is shrinking at the fastest pace, since the death of the global financial crisis and at a faster clip than data showed last month. >>> new york's attorney general is i
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 2:00am PDT
dow closed at 13,558 after falling 20 points yesterday. the s&p was down three. the nasdaq lost 19. >>> taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei gained 22 points while in hong kong the hang seng was up 3. >>> well, it was gloomy data out of europe and another corporate caution flag that stalled marketing monday. minutes before the closing bell caterpillar cut its earnings forecasts for 2013 citing weakness in the world economy. sending shares lower in late trading. europe's biggest economy is still struggling dampened investors' moods. germany's confidence index fell for a fifth straight month in september. >>> a critical "barron's" article coupled with unconfirmed reports of a privacy breach dragged facebook down 9%. >>> apple dipped despite selling 5 million iphone 5s last weekend which was more than the iphone 4s but apparently not as many as some expected. >>> on the up side, google notched a new high on an analyst upgrade. ahead of fresh housing data this week home builder lennar posted surprisingly high earnings. some 2$200is being refunded by disco
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
after jumping 244 points yesterday. the s&p went up 28, the nasdaq surged 66. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo, the nikkei shot up 191 points, while in hong kong, the hang seng skyrocketed 592. and stocks did sizzle thursday, and that's thanks to action on european debt and upbeat job data here at home. markets roared after the european central bank announced a bond-buying program without limit to cut the borrowing rates of the eurozone's most debt-stacked countries. the program finally answers longstanding calls for concrete, aggressive plan. and the effect was immediate. borrowing costs for spain and italy hit their lowest levels since spring. gold also jumped, hitting six-month highs, settling above $1,700 an ounce. traders were also boosted by u.s. companies adding staff in august at the fastest clip in five months. service sector employment also jumped higher than expected. new weekly claims for jobless benefits fell to the lowest level in a month. all that was especially encouraging ahead of today's key august jobs report. the dow led by walt disney, closin
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
would wait for his clinton bounce in the polls. s on the "tonight show" with jay leno talking about his husband's plans for america's future and she explained to jay how she feels about mitt running for president. >> four years ago i made a deotape and on the videotape, idttis i for you, and sweetheart, i'm never doing this again. >> well, jay also asked ann romney if mitt is a good dancer. she replied he's gotten to be a better dancer. and that's your morning dish of scrambledti elsewhere, missouri republican congressman todd aiken let the deadline to let the senate race pass yesterday without dropping out. he's bound to stay despite pressure within his own party since his lit mate rape comments. last nig on th lor wit lace nn aiken's opponent claire mccaskill says that was clearly aiken's plan all along. >> i think he believes that this is a race that he was chosen to and i think he began this whole process very committed. and you have to remember, this is someone who has always operated on the fringe of his party. it's not that todd and i are thatar apt. it's i in the middle and
MSNBC
Sep 13, 2012 2:00am PDT
the wealthiest 20% of americans went up 1.6% last year. 2011's income gap between the rich and the poor grew to the widest in more than 40 years. while the proportion of americans living in poverty did not rise in four years, the 46 million people in poverty remained at the highest level in the 53 years since the census bureau began keeping that statistic. >>> apple's new and improved iphone has arrived. the 5 will be in stores on the 21st, coming with a laundry list of new editions. nbc's jay gray got a look. >> reporter: the skies did not open up. by all reports the earth is still on its axis. the tech universe has a new shining star today. >> today we're going to introduce iphone 5. >> reporter: with that all the rumors shifted to reality, when the 5 made entirely of aluminum and glass made its debut. apple says the most powerful advanced smart phone ever created. >> it is really easy to make a new product that's bigger. everyone does that. that's not the challenge. the challenge is to make it better and smaller. >> reporter: engineers say the 5 will run on higher speed lte netw
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
in virgin told veterans the mbonr.'s debtore anus >> trillion dollar deficits. that debt is owned by somebody. someone holds that. that puts america in a position of economic risk. >> reporter: but even supporters are split on how romney can win this race. >> there is more fire in the be >> he needs tock wite s. abo t economy. >> reporter: more than half the country already started voting days before the first presidential debate. more numbers now. gallup is reporting the president's approval rating is sticking at 50%. and this could turn out to be his bestonth in a year. >> trapofos washington. thank you. >>> last night on the rachel madow show bill burton talked to racel about the impact or lack thereof super packs are having on the romney campaign. ory tel about mitt t romney is there is no story about mitt romney. the story they tell about barack obama is well he's always bad things. if you're trying to figure out well what is it that - what's the strategy here? how are we trying toin ts ra itorfi on their side. that's why they're so inefficient with their money. spending is a wr
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 2:00am PDT
closed at 13,413 after falling 44 points yesterday. the s&p 500 lost eight. nasdaq was down 24. >>> taking a look at overseas trading this morning in, tokyo, the nikkei gained 43 points, hong kong, the hang seng jumped 234. >>> mixed housing data and unrest in europe extended the s & p's losing streak on wednesday. the median price of new homes sold in august rose by a record amount. however, sales of new homes dipped slightly. and that took a toll on home builders pulte group, kb and beazer. >>> protests in europe like this one in spain blunted any optimism about the housing market. the bank of spain warned the country is in a deep recession. >>> american greetings jumped 17% after the executives said the company could soon go private. the canadian autoworkers union reached a new tentative labor contract with chrysler group yesterday. following similar deals with ford and gm. >>> new research from the pugh center finds a record one in five households in the u.s. were saddled with student loan debt in 010. that's more than double the number of homes with college debt in 1989. >
MSNBC
Sep 12, 2012 2:00am PDT
yesterday. the s&p was up four and nasdaq up a fraction. tokyo, the nikkei moved 152 points while in hong kong the hang seng jumped. >>> here at home, the dow hit the highest level in nearly five years tuesday. energy, industrials and financials. traders sat on the sidelines. germany's ruling on the bailout zone today. there was heavy volume on the nasdaq as apple shares slid. morgan stanley smith at $13.5 billion. >>> facebook ceo mark zuckerberg admitted he is disappointed with the company's crumbling share price. his comments pushed facebook shares higher. >>> meanwhile, the ceo of zynga resigned this week. luxury retailer issued a profit down in china. >>> u.s. regulators issued a rare owning to lancome saying their skin products alter the way the human body works. they say that needs fda approval. move over jared. a 66-year-old woman lost 85 pounds eating meals at starbucks. she credits the nutrition information that made calry counting easy. >>> the orioles fly, will bieber take the ice? plus, no place like home for team usa and world cup qualifying. your first look at sports is str
MSNBC
Sep 19, 2012 2:00am PDT
tomorrow we will up it yet again. s welcome back to "first look." i'm lynn berry. here are the stories making news this morning. pennsylvania supreme court is ordering another court to see that they have easy access to id cards. if they are easily accessible, the law can stand, if not, it is blocked. arizona can start the show your papers immigration law after the u.s. judge lifted the junction blocking the measure. >>> newly released images of this shows sea ice melting to record low levels. this year marks the first time there's been less than 1.5 square miles of sea ice since satellite observations began in 1979. >>> england's duke and duchess of cambridge proved they are not only adorable, they have good dance moves. they danced on a pacific island. it was the final stop on their tour of the far east. >>> now, here is the first look at the dish of scrambled politics. actress susan sarandon says how romney dealt with the reaction were quote, entertaining. she agreed with joy behar, it made romney look like scrooge. he said running for president in the youtube era, you realiz
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 2:00am PDT
at 13,485 after adding 72 points yesterday. the s&p 500 gained 13. the nasdaq climbed 42. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, tokyo, the nikkei dropped 79 points. in hong kong, the hang seng was up 78. >>> aggressive budget cutting from one of europe's troubled economies did help wall street snap the losing streak yesterday. spain's finance minister announced $51 billion in budget cuts yesterday hoping to convince the world it can meet its fiscal targets. that news helped gold continue its recent climb towards its biggest quarterly gain in two years. >>> earlier, mixed economic data failed to impress investors and initial jobless claims hit a two month low. the final talley on second quarter gdp was lower than expected. >>> after the bell, battered blackberry maker research in motion reported a smaller than expected quarterly loss. shares soared in late trade. >>> discover also got after hours boost from upbeat earnings. nike, however, stumbles thanks to weak demand in china. earlier, apple drove teches and the nasdaq higher. ge, part owner of this network, hit a four-y
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